travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Windstar Cruises Wind Star

Wind Star travel42 Professional Ship Review

Built in 1986, the Wind Star is a Bahamian-registered beauty famed for its six snowy, triangular sails that billow in a couple of minutes at the touch of a computerized control button.

Officially designated a masted schooner, the 5,350-ton, 360-ft, four-deck vessel feels more like a luxurious yacht. It carries 148 passengers.

Officers are European and the crew Indonesian and Filipino, totaling 90. Lifestyle aboard is casual and sophisticated with most of the activities outside on the open ...

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